DA NANG (VNS) — Hoang Sa District in Da Nang and Japan's Wright Architecture Company signed a consulting contract yesterday on designing the Hoang Sa Museum.
The museum's design was inspired by a seal made in 1835 for the Nguyen Dynasty's King Minh Mang when he established the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Flotilla. It will be built this year on a 685sq.m area on Hoang Sa Street with total investment of US$89,000.
The design, which was developed by architects Tran Quoc Thanh, Nguyen Quang Huy and Fuminori Minakami, features modern architecture and Vietnamese sculptures.
The museum will store and display collections of artefacts and documents on Viet Nam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands. — VNS